Rachel A. Keith

September 13, 2015

Keith, Rachel Obituary

Rachel A. Keith, 97, of Enyeart Road, Orbisonia, PA, died Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the home of the her daughter, Linda Scott of Enyeart Road, Orbisonia, PA.
    
Born April 24, 1918 in Shirley Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, she was a daughter of the late Tone & Edith (Bard) Hancock. Mrs. Keith was reared in the home of her aunt and uncle, the late John & Nellie Ulsh. She was married to William L. Keith on March 5, 1939. Mr. Keith preceded in death January 29, 1987.
    
She is survived by three children, Linda A. Scott and husband Edward of Orbisonia, PA, Sally J. Moore of New Bloomfield, PA and William E. “Pete” Keith of Orbisonia, PA. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Stephen Scott, Martha Garlock and Julie Fisher , five great grandchildren, Elizabeth Scott, Olivia Scott, Cassidy Garlock, Scott Garlock and David Fisher and one brother, George Hancock of Johnstown, PA. She was predeced in death by one son in law, William J. Moore, one great granddaughter, five brothers, John, Dan, Bill, Fred and Tom Hancock, two sisters, Betty Kelly and Amanda Ford and one cousin, Robert Ulsh, who was reared with her in the Ulsh home.
    
Mrs. Keith was a member of the Orbisonia United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Mt. Union Chapter #280, Order of the Eastern Star, Madden-Wennick Post #518 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Rockhill Furnace, PA and the former Orbisonia Chapter, Business and Professional Women.
    
During her life she was the owner/operator of Keith’s Frozen Kup, Orbisonia, PA and, along with her husband , the co-owner/operator of Keith’s Sunoco, Orbisonia, PA.
    
Mrs. Keith enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed music, especially polka, country and gospel music and she also loved planting and caring for her flowers. She was also very fond of her cats.
    
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made at Orbisonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 6 – 8 PM on Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
    
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orbisonia United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 66, Orbisonia, PA 17243 or to the Huntingdon Co. Humane Society, 11371 School House Hollow Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652.




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September 15, 2015
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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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September 16, 2015
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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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September 16, 2015

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Orbisonia Cemetery

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